Sleep Apnea/Disordered Breathing Therapies
We are associated with Cayuga Medical Center Sleep Center and work with their staff to ensure you are receiving the proper care.
To expedite your insurance coverage the following is needed:
A sleep study that shows you have 5 or more episodes of obstructed sleep apnea per hour.
Referral from the CMC sleep center or your physician stating that an oral appliance is recommended for the treatment of your sleep apnea.
An exam and X-rays showing that your teeth, TMJs and mouth can tolerate the oral appliance. This can be done in our office.
Preauthorization from your medical insurance company. Our staff will help you.
Oral Appliance Therapy
Which appliances do we recommend?
(Strong Upper Airway Device)
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea means that your breathing is often blocked or partly blocked during sleep. The problem can be mild to severe, based on how often your lungs don't get enough air. This may happen from 5 to more than 50 times an hour.
If you have sleep apnea, you may not be sleeping as well as you could. And you may be more likely to end up with serious problems such as: